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Chapman scores 22, helps No. 14 Utah cruise past South Dakota St.

  Freshman Brekkott Chapman scored a career-best 22 points to help No. 14 cruise past South Dakota State 80-66 on Tuesday night. Delon Wright added 17 points, 10 assists and six rebounds for the Utes, who used a four-minute first-half run to take command and never looked back. Dakarai Tucker added 11 points for Utah (9-2). Cody Larson scored 13 points, Reed Tellinghuisen added 12...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

S. Dakota St.-Utah Preview

Defensive-minded Utah got back on track over the weekend behind one of its better displays of the season. The 14th-ranked Utes will try to clamp down again Tuesday night against visiting South Dakota State, which is riding its longest winning streak in almost two years. Utah (8-2) has allowed opponents to shoot 36.0 percent for one of the best marks in the country, and is also holding...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wright scores 17 as No. 14 Utah beats UNLV 59-46

LAS VEGAS (AP) Delon Wright scored 17 points, Brandon Taylor had 16, and No. 14 Utah beat UNLV 59-46 on Saturday night in the MGM Grand Showcase. Utah (8-2) had 12 steals - including six by Taylor and four by Wright - to cap a rough stretch by winning for the third time in four games. Rashad Vaughn had 16 points and seven rebounds to lead UNLV (7-3), and Christian Wood added eight...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kiszla: Utah Utes serve CSU Rams dose of reality

As the Rams walked off the field, hurting from a lopsided bowl defeat, they were mocked by Utah offensive lineman Marc Pouvave, who yelled at Colorado State players: "We kicked your (expletive) butt. I hope you had a good time in Vegas."
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
6 days ago

WATCH: Utah runs trick play on first offensive play of game

Utah’s coaching staff had a little extra time to prepare for Saturday’s bowl game. Apparently they made the most of it. The No. 22 Utes squared off against Colorado State in the Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl, and after stopping the Rams on their opening drive, they reached deep into the bag of tricks on their very first play from scrimmage. OK, let’s break this thing down...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 23 Utah routs Colorado St in Las Vegas Bowl

LAS VEGAS (AP) Utah quarterback Travis Wilson ran for three touchdowns and passed for another Saturday, leading the No. 23 Utes to a 45-10 rout of Colorado State in the Las Vegas Bowl. Wilson rushed for a season-high 91 yards on 11 carries and completed 17 of 26 passes for 158 yards. Utah (9-4) scored three times in the first quarter and finished with 548 total yards, including...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado State gets blown out by Utah in the Las Vegas Bowl

What still will go down as a successful - if slightly bizarre - 2014 season for Colorado State ended in ugly fashion Saturday, as the Rams fell to the Pac-12's Utah Utes 45-10 in the Las Vegas Bowl.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
6 days ago

Watch: Vegas baby! Utah ran a trick play on their first offensive play

When in Vegas…. On their first offensive play the Utah Utes rolled the dice in the Las Vegas Bowl. Just a simple hand-off to the RB, pitch to the back-up QB, throw back to the starting QB and then a heave downfield for a 38 yard pass. Those tricky Utes. Travis Wilson scores an 8-yd TD after this trick play. http://t.co/pjucrRddKf 7-0 Utah. #LasVegasBowl — ESPN CollegeFootball...
Via Bloguin Best
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Gametracker: Colorado State vs. Utah Utes in the Las Vegas Bowl

Updates and analysis from the Colorado State game against the Utah Utes.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
6 days ago

Utah-UNLV Preview

Utah has learned some valuable lessons through three legs of a treacherous four-game stretch, including how much it's relying on senior guard Delon Wright. The 14th-ranked Utes hope to get more from the rest of their rotation Saturday night as they play what amounts to a home game for former Mountain West Conference rival UNLV in the MGM Grand Showcase. The Utah football team will...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Las Vegas Bowl Capsule

No. 23 Utah (8-4, 5-4 Pac-12) vs. Colorado State (10-2, 6-2 Mountain West), 3:30 p.m. EST (ABC) Line: Utah by 3 Series record: Utah leads 55-22-2 WHAT'S AT STAKE Utah and Colorado State used to be Mountain West opponents, but the Utes moved to the Pac-12 in 2011 and are playing in their first bowl game after a two-year absence. The Rams are gunning for their first 11-win season since...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado St prepares to face Utah without McElwain

LAS VEGAS (AP) First there was shock, then confusion. But in the two weeks since Colorado State saw head coach Jim McElwain leave for Florida, it has found a way to move on. With an early bowl game on the calendar, the Rams didn't have much time to dwell on the change. Saturday's Las Vegas Bowl against No. 23 Utah is a chance for Colorado State to win 11 games for only the second...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Las Vegas Bowl: Utah Utes vs Colorado State Rams betting odds, point spread and tv info

The Las Vegas Bowl will take place on Saturday when the Utah Utes and Colorado State Rams face off against one another. No. 22 Utah (8-4) as well as Colorado State (10-2) will be looking for the win in this one. Coverage of this game will air on ABC and WatchESPN beginning at 3:30 pm ET from Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas, NV. The Odds: The Utah Utes are 3 point favorites against...
Via Tireball.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Utes Football: End of Season Awards

With the football season ending a few weeks ago and bowl season quickly approaching it’s time to give out some awards. Heart Attack Award: The Utah Utes Football Team and Coaching Staff: Each week fans were on the verge of having a heart attack with all the nailbiters the Utes provided. Rising blood pressure and stress paired with late night scheduling made for a lot of sleepless...
Via TornBySports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

What Happens In Vegas Doesn’t Stay In Vegas — Not In the 2014 Las Vegas Bowl

Saturday, the bowl season kicks off with five games. One will be played in Boise, Idaho. One will be played in Montgomery, Alabama. One will be played in Albuquerque. Two will be played in the best party cities this nation knows: New Orleans and Las Vegas. Of the two games in party cities, one will feel like something of a re-run, though not completely: Nevada will be new to the...
Via Bloguin Best
9 days ago  |  Discuss

What Happens In Vegas Doesn’t Stay In Vegas — Not In the 2014 Las Vegas Bowl

Saturday, the bowl season kicks off with five games. One will be played in Boise, Idaho. One will be played in Montgomery, Alabama. One will be played in Albuquerque. Two will be played in the best party cities this nation knows: New Orleans and Las Vegas. Of the two games in party cities, one will feel like something of a re-run, though not completely: Nevada will be new to the...
Via The Student Section
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Utes Basketball: Predicting the New Starters

There once was a man named Albert Einstein. He may have said my favorite definition of all time. Insanity is doing the same thing repetitively and expecting different results. Thankfully the Utah Utes coaching staff is proving they are not insane. Through watching tape and some statistical analysis, Larry Krystkowiak said in his press conference that he would be mixing up the rotations...
Via TornBySports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Man Podcast- Utah Utes Bowl Week

Bowl week is upon us and for the Utah Utes. We talked about the 8-4 season, what Quarterbacks may be transferring, and get you ready for the Las Vegas Bowl against Colorado State. Also the Runnin’ Utes get a big road win against BYU. We talk about it all on your number 1 Utes podcast.   The post Utah Man Podcast- Utah Utes Bowl Week appeared first on TornBySports.com.
Via TornBySports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas matches up with Utah at Sprint Center

KU Game Day Preview: Utah Written by Jazmine Polk (@ibeez_jaypee)   “We’re going to Kansas City…Kansas City here we come” The No.10 Kansas Jayhawks host the No. 13 Utah Utes this Saturday at 2:15 p.m. in the annual Kansas City Shootout at the Sprint Center. The road trip gives KU nation the illusion of heading to an away game; however the Sprint Center is like a second home...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: The Las Vegas Bowl Brought Showgirls To Officially Invite Utah To The Game

When it comes to official bowl invitations, the Las Vegas Bowl certainly lived up to its name, when the bowl representative went to Salt Lake City to invite the Utah Utes to the game. The invitation featured Elvis Presley’s “Viva Las Vegas,” and a couple of showgirls, as well as a ridiculous assortment of bowl gifts. It may not be the Sugar Bowl or the Rose Bowl, but Utes players...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah-BYU a bonafide big game

Provo • When current BYU basketball coach Dave Rose arrived in Provo in 1997 to help Steve Cleveland turn around the program, competing with and eventually beating the late Rick Majerus’ nationally ranked Utah Utes quickly became a priority. Now, the shoe is on the other foot. Utah, ranked No. 13 in this week’s Associated Press Top 25, invades the Marriott Center on Wednesday...
Via The Salt Lake Tribune - BYU
17 days ago

Utah-BYU basketball clash is a bonafide big game for both

Provo • When current BYU basketball coach Dave Rose arrived in Provo in 1997 to help Steve Cleveland turn around the program, competing with and eventually beating the late Rick Majerus' nationally ranked Utah Utes quickly became a priority. Now, the shoe is on the other foot. Utah, ranked No. 13 in this week's Associated Press Top 25, invades the Marriott Center on Wednesday ...
Via The Salt Lake Tribune - BYU
17 days ago

Watch: Picture perfect bounce pass from Utah results in dunk

Check out this bounce pass from Utah guard Brekkot Champman to Dallin Bachynski as the #25 Utah Utes went on to defeat the #8 Wichita State Shockers…. No doubt about it. RT @utecentral: Play of the game: https://t.co/4VMiaocMzJ #GoUtes #SCtop10 HT @JonathanBowen5 — University of Utah (@UUtah) December 4, 2014
Via Bloguin Best
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Picture perfect bounce pass from Utah results in dunk

Check out this bounce pass from Utah guard Brekkot Champman to Dallin Bachynski as the #25 Utah Utes went on to defeat the #8 Wichita State Shockers…. No doubt about it. RT @utecentral: Play of the game: https://t.co/4VMiaocMzJ #GoUtes #SCtop10 HT @JonathanBowen5 — University of Utah (@UUtah) December 4, 2014
Via The Student Section
23 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ref Knocked Out of Wichita State-Utah Game After Taking Hard Hit During Opening Tip-Off

When the Wichita State Shockers and Utah Utes were getting set for the game to start Wednesday night the ref was probably thinking something like "I hope I throw the ball straight up" or "my knees hurt" or "these vertical stripes sure are slimming." They probably don't think "Gee, I sure hope one of these giant kids drops a massive elbow on my head."But for one poor guy that is exactly...
Via FatManWriting
23 days ago  |  Discuss
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